• Phone : (207) 594-5166
  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our goals are to conserve land, protect resources and habitat, provide recreational opportunities, promote health, and educate about the intersection of art and nature and how to be good stewards of both. Please join us.

Latest News

Matt Bonner, Trails & Public Access Program Manager

Matt Bonner grew up in the hilly forests of Haverhill, Massachusetts, going on long exploratory hikes and pushing the boundaries of his mental wilderness map. Matt was eventually able to experience greater expanses of wilderness while he attended school at UMaine Orono, majoring in Ecology and Environmental Science. He learned the environment was much larger […]

Earth Day Clean Ups

It has been fifty years since the first Earth Day in 1970 which led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the passage of the Clean Water, Clean Air and Endangered Species Acts. We like to invite you to help take care of the planet in a tangible way to celebrate […]

Langlais Art Travels to Wisconsin

As a small, local land trust in Maine, we never thought we’d be in a position to loan original art related works to Sheboygan, Wisconsin. This winter, Douglas Smith of Rockland, one of the conservators of the Langlais Sculpture Preserve, packed and shipped a collection of tools and materials from Langlais’ workshop and sent them […]

Events

Forestry Management Walk and Talk

Georges River Land Trust and Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District are co-hosting a Forestry Management Walk and Talk on Thursday, April 29 at 10 am to teach landowners how to assess their own properties to improve their forest stand for wildlife, timber or other goals. This event wil...

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

2021 Gardens in the Watershed Tour

Save the date! We are delighted to be able to once again have our annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour in person. The tour will be specially designed to follow Covid protective measures and keep everyone safe. This year the tour will feature seven fabulous gardens all within walking distance of each...

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Trails & Preserves

Trails and Preserves are open!

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

It’s Official – The Bobolink Trail is Open!

In 2007 Georges River Land Trust set out to protect the spectacular and well-loved iconic landscape between the Weskeag and St. George Rivers, along Route 131 in South Thomaston, on the road from Thomaston to Port Clyde.

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.